Scotty Schettler began his Las Vegas journey in 1968. By the time he quit the race and sports book business he had booked over $1.5 billion for different employers. He says he knows where most of the cans are buried. His book, We Were Wise Guys and Didn't Know It is available on amazon.com.
Gaming Yesterday | The first Super Bowl was played Jan. 15, 1967 in the LA Memorial Coliseum between the Packers and Chiefs. The NFL and newer AFL weren’t yet merged. The two leagues, and especially these two teams, genuinely disliked each other.view
Gaming Yesterday | A user of my wiseguys.com web site relayed this brutal bad beat to me. He layed -210 on UCSB over Cal Poly-SLO on the money line. UCSB scores to go up by 2 with one second on the clock. Cal Poly heaves an inbound pass to half court.view
Gaming Yesterday | I’m sitting at my writer’s window at Churchill one day in 1978 minding my own business when my phone rings. We had phones at our windows in those days. It’s Joe Slyman who owned the small casino in the Royal Casino on Convention Center.view
Gaming Yesterday | Although the Army-Navy game was played nearly two weeks ago, with Army winning 14-13, I am still impressed by what I saw in that game. If there’s a single game or sporting event that produces the correct winner it’s this annual game.view